Saturday, May 8, 2021

Environment

Spanish bluebells pose major threat to British species

The future of the beloved British bluebell is in jeopardy

Green vino on show in Spain

Spain is set to host the third International Organic Wine Fair

Dogs to be banned from ALL Costa del Sol beaches this summer

The ban will run from June 1 to September 30 and will apply to all beaches including the specific dog-friendly beaches that have been set up in Casares, Malaga and Fuengirola

Three arsonists arrested in Las Rozas

A farmers' squabble allegedly incensed the fire-starters

STORMS BREWING: Costa del Sol to remain sunny as most of Spain placed on high alert for storms

A cold front sweeping in from the west has ended September's record-breaking run

Mixtape lost in Mallorca washes up more than 25 years later

12-year-old Stella Wedell from Germany, lost the ‘Best of 93’ tape while holidaying, only for it to re-emerge 1,200 miles away

Hunting licence renewals drop in Spain and Andalucia

A total of 2,936 permisos in the region lapsed without renewal in 2016, much higher than in Madrid (1,803) and Cataluña (1,423), the other top regions with fewest renewals

Los Alcazares mayor says ‘mud-filled drains’ from September’s gota fria to blame for fresh flash flooding

THE mayor of a Costa Blanca town hit AGAIN by flash floods has blamed mud-filled drains gone neglected since September’s deadly gota fria. Loz Alcazares’...

‘We are seeing what we already feared’: Farmers in southern Spain facing ruin after increasingly hot and dry seasons

FARMERS in southern Spain fear they may lose their position as the top exporters in Europe after successive hot and dry seasons. It comes after...

CUTE ALERT: First look at newborn endangered Iberian Lynx cubs in Andalucia

The cute cubs, which are the world’s most endangered feline species, have passed their first health check-up at Jerez Zoo

The Cabo de Santa Pola one step closer to becoming a municipal nature reserve on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Sierra and Cabo de Santa Pola has come a step closer to being designated a municipal nature reserve. The councillor for agriculture, environment,...

Malaga horse breeders to try and impregnate mares with five visiting stallions in Coin

The five stallions will attempt to breed with every mare in the region

Key players accused of lying in the Los Frailes mine case in Sevilla

Following a corruption investigation, the judge in charge of the mine case in Aznalcollar has called in seven officials over pervasion of justice

Spain wages war on wet wipes

SPAIN is waging war on wet wipes … or, rather, the practice of flushing them down the loo. A call by the Grupo Parlamentario Vasco...

Jagger’s daughter models for tuna

Lizzie Jagger poses for the FISHLOVE campaign - although thankfully tuna numbers are on the increase in Spain

Netflix and Spotify could be blocked for Brits visiting EU post-Brexit in case of no deal, UK government admits

HOLIDAYING Brits hoping to stream their Spotify playlists or catch up with their Netflix shows post-Brexit could be in for a rude awakening.  It comes...

Andalucian photographer takes best nature shot of 2015

Francisco Mingorance won the ‘places’ category in National Geographic’s yearly honours for his photo of a marsh in Cordoba partially destroyed by radioactive waste

SAVE OUR SEAHORSES! A British metal detectors club battling to save seahorses on the Costa Blanca

A BRITISH metal detecting club is aiding a local environmental group to save endangered seahorses on the Costa Blanca. Two teams from the Asociacion de...

Specsavers and Plastic Free Seas charity join forces on Costa del Sol for mammoth beach clean up

A COSTA del Sol beach clean up is set to take place this weekend in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic...

Seven Brits and two Irish injured in horrific bus crash in Spain

The nationalities of the seriously injured are unknown

Andalucian reservoir levels have SHARPLY decreased since last year

New statistics reveal reservoir stocks have decreased from 48% to 36% since this time last year.

Celebrities join thousands of expats and locals battling ‘ugly’ and ‘devastating’ electricity pylons planned for Granada’s iconic Lecrin Valley...

The Di No A Las Torres (Say No To The Towers) group argues high voltage towers would have a ‘devastating effect’ on tourism and agriculture, as well as health

Report reveals dangerous flooding in Spain will become MORE frequent in Valencia, Cadiz and Alicante thanks to climate change...

It comes as Alicante and the Costa Blanca have seen biblical flooding this week

Brave British expats rescue starving dogs from Costa del Sol squalor

EXCLUSIVE: British expats liberate starving pups and their mother from outdoor hellhole

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